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The Nerland Agency survives on the last frontier
On a gray Alaska morning, Rick Nerland, president of the state’s largest ad agency, and three friends are confronted by an Anchorage Golf Course marshal as they approach the 9th green. “I don’t want to alarm you, but we have a bear near the 10th hole,” he says.
Bob Stinson, president of oil field construction company Conam, asks if the foursome should continue.
“Let him play through,” the marshal deadpans, glancing at the bear.

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